Ian Roland Oakley

Departamento de Matemática e Engenharias
Universidade da Madeira

Campus Universitário da Penteada
9000-390 Funchal

Telefone: +351 291705117
Fax: +351 291705199
Email: ian(at)uma.pt
www: http://dme.uma.pt/people/faculty/Ian.Oakley/
Office: Room 2.58

Actividade Profissional

  • Professor Auxiliar, Universidade da Madeira, Portugal, desde 2007
  • Researcher, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Korea, 2006-2007
  • Researcher, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, 2005
  • Research Associate, MIT Media Lab Europe, Ireland, 2001-2004

Habilitações Académicas

  • PhD in Human Computer Interaction, 2003
  • Joint Hons BSc (First Class) in Computing Science and Psychology, 1996

Áreas de Investigação

  • Interaction Design
  • Multi-modal Interfaces
  • Mobile, wearable, and pervasive computing


  • Nisi, V., Oakley, I. & Haahr, M. "Location-Aware Multimedia Stories: Bringing Together Real and Virtual Spaces". To appear in Personal and Ubiquitous Computing (Special issue on Mobile and Spatial Interaction).
  • Kim, Y., Oakley, I. & Ryu, J., "Human Perception of Pneumatic Tactile Cues" To appear in Advanced Robotics.
  • Oakley, I. & Park J., "Did you feel something? Distracter Tasks and the Recognition of Vibrotactile Cues".
  • Oakley, I. & Brewster S., (Eds) (2007) "Second International Workshop on Haptic and Audio Interaction Design", Seoul, Korea, LNCS 4813.
  • Oakley, I. & Park J., (2007) "Designing Eyes Free Interaction" To appear in the proceedings of HAID 2007, Seoul, Korea, LNCS 4813.
  • Nisi, V, Oakley, I. & Haahr, M., (2007) "Evaluating inner city locative media" in the proceedings of the Workshop on Mobile Spatial Interaction, at ACM CHI'07, San Jose, CA.
  • Oakley, I. & Park, J., (2007) "A motion-based marking menu system" the Extended Abstracts of ACM CHI'07, San Jose, CA.
  • Oakley, I. & Park, J., (2007) "The Effect of a Distracter Task on the Recognition of Tactile Icons" in the proceedings of WorldHaptics'07, Tsukuba, Japan.
  • Nisi, V, Oakley, I, & Haahr, M., (2006) "Community Networked Tales: Stories and Place of a Dublin" in the proceedings of the ISEA 2006 Symposium, San Jose, CA.
  • Kim, Y, Oakley, I. & Ryu, J., (2006) "Combining Point Force Haptic and Pneumatic Tactile Displays" in the proceedings of EuroHaptics'06, Paris, France
  • Oakley, I., Kim, Y. & Ryu, J., (2006) "Determining the Feasability of Forearm Mounted Vibrotactile Displays" in the proceedings of IEEE Haptics Symposium'06, Arlington, Virginia.
  • Cha, J., Oakley, I. Lee, J. & Ryu, J., (2005) "An AR system for haptic communication" in the proceedings of ACM ICAT'05, Christchurch, New Zealand.
  • Oakley, I. & O'Modhrain, S., (2005) "Tilt to Scroll: Evaluating a Motion Based Vibrotactile Mobile Interface" in the proceedings of World Haptics'05, Pisa, Italy.
  • Hughes, S., Oakley, I. & O'Modhrain, S., (2004) "MESH: Supporting Mobile Multi-modal Interfaces" in the proceedings of UIST'04, Sanfa Fe, NM, USA.
  • Strachan, S., Murray-Smith, R., Oakley, I. & Angesleva, J., (2004) "Dynamic Primitives for Gestural Interaction" in the proceedings of Mobile Human-Computer Interaction – MobileHCI 2004: 6th International Symposium, Glasgow, UK, LNCS 3160, Springer-Verlag, pp325-330.
  • Nisi, V., Wood, A., Davenport, G. & Oakley, I., (2004) "HopStory: An Interactive, Location-Based Narrative Distributed in Time and Space" in the proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Technologies for Interactive Digital Storytelling and Entertainment (TIDSE'04), Darmstadt, Germany, LNCS 3105, Springer-Verlag, pp132-141.
  • Oakley, I., Angesleva, J., Hughes, S. & O'Modhrain, S., (2004) "Tilt and Feel: Scrolling with Vibrotactile Display" in the proceedings of the EuroHaptics'04, Munich, Germany.
  • O'Modhrain, S. & Oakley, I., (2004) "Adding Interactivity: Active Touch in Broadcast Media" in proceedings of IEEE Haptics Symposium'04, Chicago, USA.
  • Angesleva, J., Oakley, I., Hughes, S. & O'Modhrain, S., (2003) "Body Mnemonics: Portable device interaction design concept" in proceedings of UIST'03, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Gentry, S., Wall, S., Oakley, I. & Murray-Smith, R., (2003). "Got rhythm? Haptic-only lead and follow dancing" in proceedings of EuroHaptics 2003, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Hughes, S., Oakley, I., Brady, A. & O'Modhrain, S., (2003). "Exploring Dynamic Haptic Cues in Vehicle Teleoperation" in proceedings of EuroHaptics 2003, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Angesleva, J., O'Modhrain, S., Oakley, I. & Hughes, S., (2003) "Body Mnemonics" in proceedings of Workshop on Real World User Interfaces, MobileHCI'03, Udine, Italy.
  • O'Modhrain, S. & Oakley, I., (2003) "Touch TV: Adding Feeling to Broadcast Media" in the proceedings of the European Conference on Interactive Television: from Viewers to Actors?, Brighton, UK.
  • Oakley, I. & O'Modhrain, S., (2002) "Contact IM: Exploring Asynchronous Touch Over Distance" in the proceedings of CSCW 2002, New Orleans, LO.
  • Oakley, I, Adams, A., Brewster, S., Gray, P.D., (2002) "Guidelines for the Design of Haptic Widgets" in the proceedings BCS HCI 2002, London, UK.
  • Brady, A., MacDonald, B., Oakley, I., Hughes, S., O'Modhrain, S., (2002). "RELAY: A Futuristic Interface for Remote Driving" in proceedings of EuroHaptics 2002, Edinburgh, UK
  • Oakley, I, Brewster, S., Gray, P.D., (2001) "Can You Feel the Force? An Investigation of Haptic Collaboration in Shared Editors" in the proceedings of EuroHaptics'2001., Birmingham, UK.
  • Oakley, I, Brewster, S., Gray, P.D. (2001). "Solving Multi-Target Haptic Problems in Menu Interaction" in proceedings of CHI'2001, Seattle, WA.
  • Oakley, I, Brewster, S., Gray, P.D. (2000). "Communication with Feeling" in Proceedings of First Workshop on Haptic Human-Computer Interaction, Glasgow, Scotland, LNCS 2058, Springer-Verlag, pp61-68.
  • Oakley, I., McGee, M.R., Brewster, S.A. and Gray, P.D., (2000) "Putting the feel into look and feel" in the proceedings of CHI'2000, The Hague, NL.
  • Oakley, I. (1999) "Comparing Haptic Effects in a GUI"in Proceedings of PURS’99, Heidlberg, Germany.
  • Oakley, I, Brewster, S., Glendye, A, Montgommery Masters, M. (1999) "Haptic Visualisation" in Proceedings of IFIP Interact’99, Edinburgh, Scotland.